Veterans can receive a VA rating for restless legs syndrome on its own or as a secondary service connection to sleep apnea or PTSD.
What Links PTSD and Sleep Apnea to Military Service?
There is a link between sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder. This article explains how a veteran may connect the two to military service and receive VA disability benefits.
Is Obesity a VA Disability?
Although the VA does not offer direct disability benefits for obesity, veterans can receive benefits for obesity-related conditions.
How to Prove Sleep Apnea Is Connected to Military Service
There are three elements to proving your service connection for sleep apnea.
VA Disability for Bacterial Lung Infections
Bacteria in the wrong place can grow and cause a lot of problems for veterans. Bacterial lung infections are listed as service-connected conditions in the VASRD.
VA Disability for Circadian Rhythm Disorder and Other Forms of Insomnia
If your sleep schedule is messed up because of a service-connected disability, you might get VA Disability for Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder.